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Thorney Island (West Sussex) island in West Sussex, UK

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Thorney Abbey abbey in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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Thorney RUFC

Thorney Rugby Club is a Rugby union club based near Peterborough which was formed in 1990.

Thorney railway station was a station in Thorney, Cambridgeshire on the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway line between Peterborough and Wisbech.

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